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Skin Preparation Tips for Spring!

Skin Preparation Tips for Spring with Dr. Amanda of Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA Area

Do you see the blooms coming in and feel the warmth of the mornings? Spring is here! With this new season, springboard your skincare to get you glowing and beautiful for the summer. Dr. Amanda Lloyd shares some easy and breezy tips to put you on the right track.Firstly, ‘spring clean’ your skincare routine and shelf! Surely there are plenty of skincare products sitting at the back of your bathroom shelf or on your vanity that have either been used or unused but have crossed the expiration date. Make sure to get rid of any products that have passed their … Continue reading

Spring into your Skincare Routine

Spring Into Your Skincare Routine with Dr. Amanda of Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA Area

With spring around the corner, it’s time to put away your heavy coats and slowly start dusting out your lighter spring and summer wear including your skincare routine. Dr. Amanda Lloyd believes an important part of healthy and glowing skin is changing up your skincare routine to meet your skin’s weather-specific needs.A key step is hydrating your skin. Winter skin can be dull, flaky, and dry. As you head into the warmer months, you will also start getting ready to show off more of your skin. A lighter moisturizer is needed for the warmer months as there is more moisture … Continue reading

Age spots be gone; Show some love to your skin!

Age Spots Be Gone; Show Some Love to Your Skin at Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA Area

The pandemic may prevent you from going out and having a blast this Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your loved ones in the safety of your home. If thoughts of those prominent age spots make you self-conscious, the Skin & Vein Institute can help!Although known as age spots, they can be seen in young people too. In a sun-kissed area such as San Diego, they are even more common as a result of overexposure to sunlight and melanin activity.No need to feel downhearted as treatments are available for your age spots! At Skin & … Continue reading

More alluring lips are now within your reach!

More Alluring Lips Are Now Within Your Reach at Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA Area

Thin, shrunken lips with an undefined lip line and lines and wrinkles surrounding them … A mouth that looks aged and stern … Not exactly what you want around Valentine’s Day, is it? In the month of love, your lips gain more focus than the rest of your face, so they have to look their best, right?Fuller, smoother, and more alluring lips are now possible without surgical intervention and the answer lies in injectable lip fillers. Restylane Silk and Juvéderm Volbella are just a few treatments offered by Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA to add natural volume to … Continue reading

Simple Skin Tips for the New Year

Simple Skin Tips for the New Year in Encinitas CA Area

As this year begins you may wonder what you can do differently this year. Consider sprucing up your skincare routine! Dr. Amanda Lloyd believes that new years can come and go and resolutions can be made and broken, but a good skincare routine is easy to follow and is all about the basics. Firstly, if there is one step that is non-negotiable in any skincare routine, it is cleansing. Be consistent about your cleansing routine. You must give your face a thorough cleanse to get rid of makeup and other residue before you hit the covers. Sleeping in your make … Continue reading

Quick New Looks for the New Year

Quick New Looks for the New Year in in Encinitas Area

With the rolling in of the New Year, this is a great time to kick start your skincare and up your look to gear up for the New Year. The first thing that you notice when you meet a person is their face and facial aesthetics. At the Skin & Vein Institute, a popular dermatologist in Encinitas, Dr. Amanda Lloyd can help you choose from a range of cosmetic dermatology options to help you achieve the facial aesthetic results that suits your overall profile and personality. Firstly, Dr. Lloyd will take a look at your current skincare routine. She will … Continue reading

Winter, the best time for varicose vein treatment

Winter Is a Perfect Time for Varicose Vein Treatment Encinitas Area

If you have varicose veins, summer, the season for short clothes and bare legs, may not be your favorite. The thought of exposing your legs with their network of visible veins may be too daunting, making you welcome the winter season when you can hide your legs under layers of clothing. However, if you have varicose veins that need treatment, winter may be the best time to start. Firstly, compression stockings, which play an important role in vein treatment, are difficult to wear in the warmer months. Many people prefer not to wear them in the summer as they can … Continue reading

Wave your double chin goodbye with Kybella

Wave Your Double Chin Goodbye with Kybella in Encinitas Area

Winter and the end of the year mean holidays, parties, and rich food. It also means less exercise and physical activity due to the cold confining you indoors. The downside is the accumulation of fat in different areas of the body including on the face. A double chin in the new year is not an appealing thought for anyone. Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas CA can help you eliminate this unwanted fat. A double chin (turkey neck or submental fullness) occurs when fat gets deposited under the chin due to age, weight gain, or genetics, making a person look … Continue reading

Focus on your beauty routine in 2021

Skin Care Routine 2021 at Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas CA Area

Year 2020 was tough on everyone. Being confined to your homes for most of the year, having to put on a mask when you did step out, may have left many of you thinking that you don’t have to pay attention to your skin anymore as most of it is covered anyway. Well, this can’t be further from the truth. You have to take care of your skin, whether it is covered r uncovered because you do want to Look Stunning. Always. So, make skin care your resolution for 2021. We don’t know what the New Year will bring, but … Continue reading

Make healthy skin one of your New Year resolution

Healthy Skin Resolutions at Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas CA Area

Healthy skin should not be a casualty of pandemics and lock downs. If you neglected your skin during the year as you thought it is not necessary since you are mostly indoors and without much social activity, now is the time to think anew. After all, pandemics will pass, but your skin will be there with you for life. If you neglect it now, it will start showing signs of neglect in the way of lines and wrinkles, dull complexion, and overall lackluster appearance. So, break free from that rut and make your healthy skin resolutions for the new year. … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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